• 'My Chinese Working Day': An Australian's story


    For a scholar focusing on Australia's public diplomacy, working as a recreational manager in China may never be part of his career path. But Bradley McConachie does have lots to say now about his special experience at a resort in the picturesque tropical coastal city of Sanya in South China's Hainan province.

  • Life's little miracles


    Suzanne Calton's nine years in China have been incredibly eventful, not simply because she has made roots in Shanghai, a city that she and her family have grown to love, but because it is the place where she learned that miracles do happen in life.

  • Sailing on the wings of China's billion valentines


    For millennia upon millennia the middle kingdom has produced some of the most revealing and thought-provoking literature on romance and classics.

  • US citizens land Guangzhou's 'talent green cards'


    US citizens have so far made up the majority of foreign residents in Guangzhou to receive "talent green cards".

  • Young Afghan teaches Shaolin wushu


    Sima Azimi frowns as she pirouettes in the snow, suspended for a moment against the sky on a hill overlooking Kabul and above the conservatism of contemporary Afghanistan.